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COFFIN Bay in South Australia is one of the state's top fishing destinations with a wide variety of species on tap. 

Ian "Big E" Phillips returned from a lap around Australia only to turn around, point the 4WD north, and drive back to Kakadu for an adventure of a lifetime.  

DAVID Green spills the beans on a new technique – the Metcalfe Method – that’s already revolutionising the way big flatties are targeted in shallow water.

FULLY understanding sea surface temperature charts is an essential skill for the keen game fisher.   

TUCKED away on the far eastern corner of New Zealand’s North Island, the East Cape is a region seldom explored by visitors. As Patrick Linehan reports, though, it is well worth the trip!

PATRICK Linehan sings the praises of Norfolk Island as a premier destination for keen Aussie Sportfishers.

MARK Frendin focuses on the basics of estuary fishing, with the aim of helping the new or inexperienced angler get started in these highly productive waterways.

DAVE Rae imparts some good advice for anglers chasing mangrove jacks in NSW.

BEN Knaggs gives us a run down on how to catch Spanish mackerel off the top.

KEVIN Savvas says that vibes make it easier than any other lure for anglers to catch jewies on. Find out how!

EDITOR Scott Thomas says if he had to choose just one type of lure to use on predatory fish it would be a metal casting lure. Find out why.

MARK Frendin takes us back to basics and explains everything you need to know before purchasing your next rod.

Sami Omari explains the best techniques for catching kingfish on bait. It's a handy standby for when lures are being ignored.

FISHING World editor Scott Thomas give his five top tips

WINTER is peak season on the Gold Coast with a vast range of estuary, inshore and offshore species worth targeting.